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Stonington, May 18, 1760. RAN away from his master ROBERT STANTON, of Stonington, a negroe man, named Caesar, about 25 years old, a short thick set fellow, with a large leg, speaks good English, and lisps a little, had on when he went away a lightish colour'd broad cloth coat, with brass buttons on it and short breeches of a brownish colour'd broad cloth, and short trowsers over them; - Whoever will apprehend said negroe, and bring him to his said master, shall have FIVE DOLLARS reward, and all necessary charges paid; or secure him in any of his Majesty's goals, and send his master word, shall have the above mentioned sum paid by ROBERT STANTON.
Robert Stanton, advertisement for Caesar, New-London Summary, June 13, 1760, accessed May 27, 2020, https://wesomeka.wesleyan.edu/runawayct/items/show/5389.